TOREY THORNTON
b. 1990, Macon, GA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION  

2012 
The Cooper Union, BFA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Sustenance Traversing Foundational Urgencies (STFU [Some]) (Re-Faux Outing),  Essex Street, New York, NY


2018
Sir Veil's Faux OutingJeffrey Stark, New York, NY

2017

When you look in eyes you can only look into one at a time, unless you're further away and aligned perfectly with mirrored feature spacing,

Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA, 


2016
Rapport Vroom, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Sir Veil, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2015
Kneed a Sea Ware Groin, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK

2014
Some Narrow Sleeping, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oh Strange, That's Your Name, Galerie TORRI, Paris, France

2013
Agro Fiddling, Karma, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Dirty Protest: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA


2018

Objects to Identify, Moran Moran, Los Angeles, CA

The Vitalist Economy of Painting, curated by Isabelle Graw, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

Eckhaus Latta: Possessed, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art's Collection, 1945 to Now, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

The Gallery at Michael's, Michael's Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA

Rose and Torey on Paper (with Rose Wylie), The Journal, Brooklyn, NY


2017

The Trick Brain, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon

Trip of the Tongue, curated by Piper Marshall, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Living Apart Together: Recent Acquisitions from the Hammer Contemporary Collection,  Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 
Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL 

2016
Olympia, Organised by Karma, New York, at Patrick Seguin, Paris, France 
Extensions Made To Trouble Transformation, with Eric Mack, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France 
Goulding the Lolly, curated by Brian Belott, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, NY
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK 
Before Sunrise, Karma, Amagansett, NY
Paper in Practice, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
With Institutions Like These, Curated by Victor Wang & Alex Meurice at The Averard Hotel, London, UK
A Shape That Stands Up, curated by Jamillah James, Art + Practice, Los Angeles, CA
SURRREAL, Koenig Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2015
A Constellation, curated by Amanda Hunt, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
We will begin by drawing, we shall continue to draw, and then we shall draw some more, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Rigor Raging Rigger, (two person w/ Colin Foster), Freddy Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Love For Three Oranges, Curated by KARMA, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Third Heat: Gina Beavers, Brian Belott, Annie Pearlman, Torey Thornton, CANADA, New York, NY
Call and Response, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, NY
Eagles II, Marlborough, Madrid, Spain

2014
The Great Figure, The Journal, Brooklyn, NY
Live And Let Die, Modern Art, London, UK
New Image Painting, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, Il
Don't Look Now, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Forever, Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon
Still Life With Woodpecker, Halsey Mckay, East Hampton, NY
Beware Of The Stares, 247365, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, Rod Barton, London, UK
Draw Gym, Curated by Brian Belott, 247365, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Infamous Amplification, Hpgrp, New York, NY
Burnt Grits Where I Died, 41 Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
Ten Ten, Jason Alexander, New York, NY


CURATORIAL PROJECTS 

2016
Your Face in the Mirror Isn't Your Face, Similar To Plastic Silverware, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
When Did Intimacy Begin Width, Jeffrey Stark, New York, NY

2015
Some Stew You Got Inside Your Plastic Bag, and You Always Organize The Parts So Close, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
That's The Neighbor, Always Dressing These Boulders In The Yard, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY